8 - Prevention of weight gain Weight loss, particularly...

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Health Benefits Associated With Regular Physical Activity Children and Adolescents Strong evidence Improved cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness Improved bone health Improved cardiovascular and metabolic health biomarkers Favorable body composition Moderate evidence Reduced symptoms of depression Adults and Older Adults Strong evidence Lower risk of early death Lower risk of coronary heart disease Lower risk of stroke Lower risk of high blood pressure Lower risk of adverse blood lipid profile Lower risk of type 2 diabetes Lower risk of metabolic syndrome Lower risk of colon cancer Lower risk of breast cancer
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Unformatted text preview: Prevention of weight gain Weight loss, particularly when combined with reduced calorie intake Improved cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness Prevention of falls Reduced depression Better cognitive function (for older adults) Moderate to strong evidence Better functional health (for older adults) Reduced abdominal obesity Moderate evidence Lower risk of hip fracture Lower risk of lung cancer Lower risk of endometrial cancer Weight maintenance after weight loss Increased bone density Improved sleep quality...
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